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Tourmalet

Tourmalet Ski Resort Guide

Tourmalet, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners and Snowboarders.
Highest Lift2,500m
Lowest Lift1,250m
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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Tourmalet

The region of Tourmalet comprises the ski slopes of Barèges and La Mongie.

Summary

The ski area includes 2 Ski Resorts with a combined total of 240km of downhill skiing, with 138 marked pistes, served by a total of 43 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in either of the ski areas of Barèges and La Mongie.

With ski lifts as high as 2,500m, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Tourmalet offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Tourmalet is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Barèges and La Mongie.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Tourmalet?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 1 December, with around 105cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Tourmalet Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
10
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
40
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
41
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
47
Downhill
Total Length
240km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
43

Altitudes

Tourmalet Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m
Lowest Piste1,250m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Tourmalet
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding

Location and Map

Where is Tourmalet?

This ski resort is in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées, France.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Tourmalet is Lourdes, 50 minutes drive away.

Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, San Sebastián and Carcassonne airports are all within three hours drive.

Lourdes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

There are 43 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Tourmalet open?

 Opened : 28 November 2020.

 Closes : 3 April 2021.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Tourmalet, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Tourmalet Tourist Office for the latest.

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